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TUESDAY, APR 23, 2013  |  9 comments
Senate planning vote on Internet sales tax bill

The days of tax-free online shopping could finally be numbered.

The Senate is planning to vote on a bill as soon as Monday that would give states the authority to collect sales taxes on all Internet purchases, handing local governments as much as $11 billion per year in added revenue that they are legally owed — but that hasn’t been paid to them for years.

Since before the dawn of Internet shopping, the basic rule was that as long as a retailer didn’t have a physical presence in the state where the consumer was shopping, the company wouldn’t have to collect a sales tax. Technically, shoppers are supposed to track these purchases and then pay the taxes owed in their annual tax filings. Few people, however, do this or are even aware of it. ...


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Mr b  Find all comments by Mr b
Oops . Didn't see John beechys 's comment.
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News Item4/23/13 11:22 PM
Mr b  Find all comments by Mr b
There's gonna be a tax on breathing within the week
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News Item4/23/13 12:27 PM
John Beechy  Find all comments by John Beechy
There is a breath tax which is the life tax which is the property tax.
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News Item4/23/13 12:14 PM
San Jose John | San Jose, CA  Find all comments by San Jose John
Mike wrote:
There are a multitude of taxes and fees already, without taxing you for breathing, which is all the tax out of State move amounts to.
And States are constantly in search of new revenue streams because it's much easier and more politically expedient to do that than to cut spending. I recently heard of at least one state that wanted to try to tax RAIN WATER that fell on your house/land.
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News Item4/23/13 9:58 AM
Mike | New York  Find all comments by Mike
SteveR wrote:
Doesnt my state of residence bear financial costs of items bought out of state? For instance, there was a time when people would leave our state to buy cars. They would avoid paying taxes for the very roads they were going to use their new car on
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States don't pay for anything, for starters. They take much, and give some back. There are a multitude of taxes and fees already, without taxing you for breathing, which is all the tax out of State move amounts to. Don't forget you already pay sales taxes to the State in which you bought the product. For example when someone from Ohio buys an item in NY, he will pay NY sales tax. That should be enough. But it never is enough, and that is the issue.

Let competition between States determine who buys what where. No one will go from a State that charges 5% sales tax, to buy something in one that charges 8%. The move to tax internet and out of State purchases is for the purpose of reducing the loss of revenue to the high tax States. Why shouldn't they suffer the consequences of their actions?

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News Item4/23/13 9:34 AM
SteveR  Find all comments by SteveR
Mike wrote:
From the news: "Technically, shoppers are supposed to track these purchases and then pay the taxes owed in their annual tax filings. Few people, however, do this or are even aware of it."
Technically, that's ridiculous. If you aren't buying something in your State, you shouldn't owe your State anything. NY wants taxes paid regardless of where the product is purchased, even if you are travelling in another State, buy something, and bring it home. There is even place for it on tax returns. That's not a sales tax, it's a tax on you, for being a resident.
There seems no end to government greed, and novel ways of theft of that which belongs to others.
Doesnt my state of residence bear financial costs of items bought out of state? For instance, there was a time when people would leave our state to buy cars. They would avoid paying taxes for the very roads they were going to use their new car on

I dont think closing these loopholes is 'greed' but rather need. Personally, I think they should close the loopholes and LOWER the tax rate(I know, dreamer)

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News Item4/23/13 9:20 AM
Mike | New York  Find all comments by Mike
From the news: "Technically, shoppers are supposed to track these purchases and then pay the taxes owed in their annual tax filings. Few people, however, do this or are even aware of it."

Technically, that's ridiculous. If you aren't buying something in your State, you shouldn't owe your State anything. NY wants taxes paid regardless of where the product is purchased, even if you are travelling in another State, buy something, and bring it home. There is even place for it on tax returns. That's not a sales tax, it's a tax on you, for being a resident.

There seems no end to government greed, and novel ways of theft of that which belongs to others.

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News Item4/23/13 8:56 AM
Scott McMahan | Internet  Protected NameFind all comments by Scott McMahan
Update: http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2013/04/senate-passes-online-sales-tax-by-74-20-vote/

The real issue isn't the sales tax so much as how difficult it is to calculate the sales tax for anyone but a huge company. Companies want the government to create some degree of sanity to make calculating tax easier.

For example, where I live there is 1 day per year with a tax holiday for "back to school" sales. If I buy a Dover math book that day, I pay full sales tax, but if someone buys a computer to play games, they don't pay tax. Imagine how hard it would be to calculate sales tax!

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News Item4/23/13 7:22 AM
Christopher000 | Rhode Island  Find all comments by Christopher000
No, no, no!
Those people so not deserve or need anymore of our hard earned money. They already steal enough for their lavish vacations, high end dinners, and ridiculous pork barrell projects.
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